Our People

Regina Mangan – Founder, MD and Auctioneer

Book a Room Team ReginaRegina has 21 years’ experience in the Property market in Waterford. As the Managing Director of Liberty Blue Estate Agents & Bookaroom, “I lead an amazing team who are passionate about delivering a top class customer experience, and we are proud to be Waterford’s Largest Property Management Company” says Regina. Regina and the team take pride in everything they do, continuously innovating for the benefit of our customers.

Regina is based between the Waterford and Dungarvan offices growing the sales division of the business.

Runner up South East Business Woman of the Year, Winner of Brand of the Year (SE Marketing Institute), Best Small Business (Waterford Chamber 2016), Best Social Contribution Award, (LEO 2015), Former President of Network Waterford, Ambassador for Waterford City Council. Business coach and trainer for Local Enterprise Office and Waterford Chamber of Commerce. Regina contributes locally and nationally on air and television on property, business and important community initiatives.

Regina has been involved in a number of charities & events (non-profit) including: Pieta House, Waterford Tall Ships, Waterford City Council, South East Simon, judge at the Young Entrepreneur Awards.

In 2016 Regina took part in a boxing fight for the Irish Heart Foundation and lived to tell the tale.

Regina recently relocated with her family to An Rinn in the Gaeltacht and is currently working on her cupla focal.

Maria Clifford MIPAV MMCEPI – Director & Auctioneer

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Maria is originally from Co Kerry and joined the company in 2004. Maria is a Director and Auctioneer of both Bookaroom and Liberty Blue Estate Agents. Maria has a Diploma in Facility & Property Management and is considered to be a guru in the property management space.

In 2017 Maria won both a Network Waterford and Network Ireland National Award for excellence in her field.

Maria played a pivotal role in Liberty Blue Estate Agents winning the Waterford Chamber of Commerce Best SME in 2017.

Maria is on the board of Directors of Waterford Chamber of Commerce. She is energetic and creative and expresses this through her passion for photography and especially her work.

Caroline Aspel – Front of Office

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Caroline joined our team in October 2016, after 7 years with Waterford Crystal in front of house and 12 years as Process Trainer in Bausch and Lomb. Caroline runs our maintenance division taking care of absolutely everything from washing machines to faulty pumps and even putting out the dog. Her helpful and organised nature meant that the team voted her for the January – “above & beyond award”.

Laura Fleming – Financial Controller

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Laura a native of Co. Carlow takes charge of the financial department within the company in her role as financial controller. Laura is a qualified Chartered Certified Accountant with a diploma in Management. Laura’s accountancy career started in private practice from which she moved to industry working in a number of senior finance positions primarily in manufacturing and technology companies. Laura is a key member of our management team and she brings significant expertise to the company. Laura’s role is part -time but she is always with us.

Outside of work Laura boasts at being an ace tennis player and swimmer and has an addiction to participating in triathlons. When not exerting herself Laura enjoys reading and socialising.

Michelle Hanlon – Front of House

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Michelle is a graduate of Waterford College of Further Education and joined Liberty Blue in May 2017. Working as part of the front of house team, Michelle’s responsibilities include matching prospective tenants with properties and the efficient and smooth running of the office. Michelle has over 7 years’ experience in some of Waterford’s busiest hotel receptions and she knows pretty much everyone and everywhere in Waterford.

Michelle’s bubbly, and can-do attitude makes her a real gem in the organisation.

In her spare time, Michelle loves going “walkies” with her two dogs Teddy and Bella. Michelle is heading off on maternity leave and we wish her the very best and look forward to meeting her new arrival.

Miriam Colfer – Front of House

Book a Room Team Michelle
Miriam is referred to in the office as the “pilot of the plane”. Miriam will celebrate 10 years with the company and she knows pretty much everything about the business. Miriam is in charge of client relations and her ability to match people and property is unrivalled. Her personal, delightful attitude and brilliant memory for names makes Miriam a real asset to our business.

A new mom, Miriam has an extra pep in her step when walking the Greenway.

Nora O’Byrne – Accounts Manager

Book a Room Team Nora
Nora celebrates 10 years with the company this year. An accounts technician and member of the ACCA, Nora has a wealth of experience in financial management. Nora is responsible for an annual rent roll in the region of €4 million and consistently achieves over 98% success rate in collections.

Nora is an important member of the Management team and is currently undergoing a leadership program.

Nora is a serious Deise Hurling fan and rarely misses a match with her little man Sam.